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    November 28, 2012
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and hoda kotb live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody, it's a drizzly booze day tuesday. november 27th. we don't let that dampen our spirits, do we, hoda woman? >> we do not, it's a perfect day to go to a movie. at least in this area. if you could see one movie, one movie this entire month, i saw it yesterday by chance, walked by a theater, saw "lincoln." i cried within the first five minutes, you will too. i wanted to leap up and cheer at certain points. daniel day lewis is abe lincoln. period. you never say what great makeup. >> or great acting. >> the outfits are authentic. they actually used lincoln's real time piece in the movie. this is the great thing about him to me, he was so smart, but a genius listener.
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abe lincoln was. when he looked at someone he waited. he really listened to what they had to say. and he was able to talk to probably the smartest and the least educated the exact same way. >> what a gift. >> it was amazing. you understood why he was so great. sally field was off the hook as his wife. >> mary todd who was a little -- >> a little cuckoo. >> i just adore everything spielberg does. i heard she wanted this role but he didn't want her for it. he thinks she's a brilliant actress, didn't think she was right for it or something. you never know if what you read is true, but anyway, there's a story he couldn't get her off his mind, then asked her to test. just to see if it was right. daniel day lewis and she did a screen test and he said, good morning, mother, just like lincoln would. good morning, mr. president. they stayed in complete, total
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character the entire time and it was electric when they were together. that's how it happened. i hope that story's true. >> this is based on a book called "team of rivals." they said daniel day lewis was so interested in the part, asked her to take him to lincoln's old home in illinois where he could walk around, feel it, breathe it. it has oscar written all over it. it's a home run. >> i can't wait! >> whether or not you're into that history, doesn't matter. it's a beautiful story. >> oh, good, hoda woman. guess who's here. >> philip philips. so, so cute he had to be named that twice. season 11 "american idol" winner and georgia native. proud proud boy. he had a single called "home" that became a massive hit. went double platinum. reached number one on itunes, became the unofficial theme to the summer olympics, what do you want? >> he's going to sing us a song that's not been sung before. >> philip philips sings "gone, gone, gone."
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there's a theme. >> philip phillips sings "gone gone gone." >> we're looking forward to that. >> speaking of great voices, "the voice" was on last night. they are narrowing it down even further. it's getting exciting. this show has caught fire this season more than ever before. the numbers are crazy. anyway, there are a bunch of people we loved yesterday. here's amanda from team adam. she sang "someone like you." take a look. ♪ ♪ someone like you ♪ nothing but the best for you too ♪ ♪ don't forget me i beg i remember you said ♪ ♪ sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead ♪ ♪ sometimes it lasts in love but
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sometimes it hurts instead ♪ >> they are going to eliminate tomorrow. here's a real favorite. this is cassidy pope from team blake. >> she's the one that's so adorable? >> yeah. she sang "are you happy now." ♪ could you look me in the eye and tell me that you're happy now ♪ ♪ could you say it to my face are you happy now ♪ ♪ are you happy now >> she's got an alanismorrisette sound and look. >> everyone loved her, everyone's loved her from the beginning. i'm beginning to like her a lot more the more she's doing it. and trevin you know from team
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cee lo. ♪ the greatest love of all is easy to achieve ♪ ♪ learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all ♪ >> always so hard to sing whitney, isn't it? >> yeah. but good for them. >> great job. so the live show tonight on 8:00 p.m. eastern. >> yes, it is. >> lovely they have a hit on nbc besides us. >> crazy. >> that's supposed to be funny. so anna nicole smith's daughter is now 6 years old. . annie lynn. >> i can't believe she's 6. >> they didn't know who the daddy was, all of that. she's now the newest face of guess kids. her mom was a famous guess model. the campaign kicks off in january. the father is photographer larry
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burkhead. i think this is just to be a tribute to her mom, but we'll see. >> anyway, so she's been modeling a little bit, so we'll take a look. ♪ >> cute. >> adorable. oh, she's got her mom's smile. wow, she has her mom's smile. >> she does. >> it's almost uncanny, she's adorable. >> anyway by wish that little girl well. speaking of interesting models, this is an unlikely model. a chinese grandfather, he's 72 years old. i guess his granddaughter started a clothing line and while she was having friends over, he decided he was going to try on a jacket, it looked good, everyone laughed. he put on another one. ultimately he's the face of her clothing line. let's see how grandpa looks. >> that's grandpa? >> are you kidding? >> i wish we could see it up close and personal.
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50 shades of grandpa. >> they call him maddy gaga. >> funny elderly. that's what i am trying to be in life. funny elderly. this is something a woman did in chicago that wasn't great. i don't understand the story. >> this is just sad. a chicago woman racked up more than $100,000 in parking tickets for a vehicle she says she hasn't driven in three years. here's what happened. a car signed over to her for $600 by her uncle in 2008 was driven by her then-boyfriend. you got to follow. this who kept the car after they broke up even though it was in her name. the car is technically registered to her, but he abandoned the car for more than two years, two years ago. >> she's been getting tickets ever since. now she's caught paying? >> that's ridiculous. >> yeah, she filed a lawsuit against her ex. the city of chicago and united airlines and anybody she can find where the ex works. >> that's really terrible. >> it really is.
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i don't think she should be held accountable, but i guess legally she is. >> i've gotten my share of parking tickets throughout my life. >> hoda has a story here. >> when i was in college at virginia tech, i almost didn't graduate because i had so many parking tickets, but in my defense, i worked for the campus radio show, i had to cover breaking news. i was always busy. >> on campus. >> yeah, stuff happening. i'd leave the car and come back and shove it in the glove compartment. >> ultimately, you have to pay or they won't give you your diploma, which i learned. >> which you didn't learn. >> i repeat my behavior. i have a problem. when i got to new orleans, i did the same thing. i used to live in the french quarter. you'd take a padlock for your parking space and lock it behind you. it was like old-fashioned. i would get off work so late, i was scared. i didn't want to go in there 11:00 at night. >> yeah. >> in the quarter, still, you never know. i would parallel park and block my own parking place. >> which you would think would
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be perfectly fine because your own parking place. no, i got tickets every single day. i said this is my spot i'm blocking. they said, too bad. so i paid a portion. all righty, we got to try this. you know, since last friday we've been saying. >> what is it? >> something infused peanut butter. bourbon infused. it's delicious. it's reginald homemade pecan peanut butter. $5 to $10 a jar. >> taste it, just taste it. >> it's good. i've been eating it since friday. sara, any time you want to look up from your blackberry or iphone, will you tell us about the i do over? >> we're holding an i do over bahamas getaway giveaway. >> if you had a wedding or honey moon go wrong, we want to hear your story for a chance to win a trip for two to the bahamas.
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round trip airfare for two. i wanted to get a third pronunciation in there. enter at klgandhoda.com. with your story and a photo of you and your partner. we will pick 12 winning couples. hotel and airfare provided by the bahamas ministry of tourism. >> we have two ladies joining us. did you bid on this? >> it was actually a bidding war. we combined forces and took the other woman out. >> way to go. feminism at its best taking another woman out. >> god bless you guys. how did your favorite celebs get their holiday season started? we have the latest buzz. >> there's no place like home. a live performance from idol winner philip phillips. >> this is really good. ♪ a portion of every bottle that thesell goes to fight ♪ ♪ breast cancer and i think that's swell. ♪ ♪ the more you take, the more they'll pay, ♪
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♪ so make them write a big check today. ♪ ♪ and if you're feeling a little slow, ♪ ♪ then 5-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ so buy a bottle of pink lemonade and ♪ ♪ you can help fight breast cancer today. ♪ so the production of twix was divided between two separate factories. left twix factory cascades caramel and chocolate onto cookie, while right twix factory flows caramel and chocolate onto cookie. today they share nothing, but a wrapper and a driveway. try both and pick a side. that's why i take new trubiotics. it's a daily probiotic that helps in two ways. one helps support digestive health, the other immune health. stay true to your health. new trubiotics. from the makers of one-a-day. but lately she's been coming in with less gray than usual. what's she up to? [ female announcer ] root touch-up by nice'n easy has the most shade choices, designed to match even salon color in just 10 minutes.
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we have the latest buzz. catching you up on all things hollywood. >> catching you up, entertainment weekly senior writer. we call him dudley stockman. >> we call him our studly stat man. >> oh, appropriate. dripping from me, dripping. >> liz and dick, you were tweeting during it. first tell us about the ratings, how did it do? >> didn't do great, it did okay. i think with the hype and social media explosion it created, for me. >> expected. it did 3.5 million viewers for lifetime, which is okay, it's their fourth-highest rated tv movie this year.
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it's behind steel magnolias. with queen latifah was the highest rated. 3 million off that. >> what did you think of it? >> the best train wreck since "show girls." i think i could play a better liz taylor in a wig. >> what's the prognosis for her career? >> it's not good. it's not good. she needs to learn how to read clearly. that script was bad. >> is she still doing lovelace? >> i don't think she's doing that anymore. amanda siefrid did a version of it. that was a competing project. >> tell us about chris brown. >> none of these stories are going to end up well. >> chris brown got in a twitter war over the weekend with a comedian named jenny johnson. >> he made her a name. >> he did basically. she said nasty about him, he said something nastier, said things about pooping, farting, her face.
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>> what what's more fun than that? should have just watched liz and dick. i didn't mean tweet anyone. i was mean tweeting lindsay lohan a little bit. i'm not controversial. >> let's talk about the halle berry brawl. >> i saw that picture. i thought it was a squirmish. wait until you see the picture. i don't know if we can use it. >> he's got a black eye. >> halle berry, her boyfriend, ex-boyfriend, came over with their daughter and got in a fight with her current man, who used to be a professional boxer. gabriel, the canadian male model, dude, what are you thinking? he got the bejeezus kicked out of him. he really looks jacked up. he got granted a restraining order against olivier. it's a whole mess. >> the report was originally this one, aubrey, was arrested. >> yes. they thought he initiated it. >> now he's got a restraining order.
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>> halle berry has two hot men fighting over her. please, i could barely get someone to open the door for me. >> i didn't realize that was the guy from "unfaithful." >> i love that movie. >> he's so hot. this is #halleberry problems. two men fighting over you. so sad for you. you're beautiful. blah blah blah. >> there is an element of tragedy. she wants to take her child to france, which is so much more paparazzi friendly. >> that's true. >> he now may be kicked out of america. >> he has a work visa. who is this, green card? haven't you been in this country forever? >> let's talk thanksgiving day box office. >> not him, the other one. >> record box office. >> hoda's gone. >> it was a record box office over the weekend, like $295 million, which is the record since 2009. "twilight," "sky fall," "lincoln."
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it's a crazy hit. >> hoda loves lincoln. i heard sally field tears it up in "lincoln." >> she's awesome. >> i love a sassy lady. >> yes, you do! and we love our studly man. >> was that an interpretation of me? >> no, it wasn't. we love you, sweetheart. >> love you too. that's the way the cookie crumbles. sara does the ultimate cookie bake. a holiday treat. great destinations every family member will enjoy after this. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth.
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and it's time for sara in the city, when our sara haines leaves the safety of our studio to explore everything new york has to offer. >> this time she goes crazy for cookies. >> lucky me. this classical holiday dessert comes in all shapes and sizes. i created my own cookie crawl and did the taste tests at four different sweet spots all over manhattan.
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what better place to do a cookie tour than the classic milk and cookie? in the west village. let's get our cookie on. the bakery is known for its 14 creative cookie combinations, and i can't wait to dig in. first up, the bacon snap. i never would have put bacon in a cookie, that's amazing. next, the gingersnap. >> this is my favorite holiday cookie. that is the holidays. then tina lets me design my own holiday cookie. >> this is going to be everything but the kitchen sink cookie. . are you going to make one big one? >> i don't know. >> seven minutes later -- tina, do you have a pizza slicer? >> good choices. >> so good. >> next stop is elini's. at chelsea market. a destination known for its colorful conversation cookies. i learned the fine art to frosting. what's the secret behind a perfectly-frosted cookie? >> i think patience.
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>> eleni is patient as i frost and frost and frost my way to a perfect santa. for those who are less patient, edible ink markers. pretty much exactly like hoda so far. next up, levain bakery on the upper westside. i can actually already smell the cookies, great sign. the specialty here, four signature cookies. >> chocolate chip walnut, oatmeal race in, dark chocolate chip and dark chocolate peeb. -- peanut butter. >> that doesn't stop me from tasting all four. oh, my god. >> so good. >> now i'm on the upper west side. at momofuku milk bar. let's go see what they've got baking. here they serve up classics with a twist.
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>> really just meant to be an american-style bakery with a sort of playful approach. >> including their holiday cookies. >> we have a corn flake chocolate chip marshmallow cookie that we crush up candy canes and fold them in the cookie do you we sell. >> and the compost cookie. their version of the chocolate chip. >> has chocolate chips, pretzels, potato chips, coffee, butterscotch chips and graham crackers. >> those are amazing. even the littlest critics agree. how good is that cookie? yeah! so, of course, i couldn't come back empty handed, so first of all, hoda, i would like to say eleni was sweet enough to save the cookie i made of you. >> it's got my ipod. and your hair. >> can i try that? we're going to show you great trips for the whole family.
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we're back on this booze day tuesday with travel and holiday trips for the entire family. whether you just haven't had the time to plan your vacation or can't figure out where to go, help is here. >> kids, grandparents, general manager, virtual tourist is here with trips for a little something for everybody. >> hey. >> hi, guys. >> congratulations, you got married this past year. >> thank you, hi, denise. >> so this is for the whole family. >> you want to start us off in san diego. >> love san diego. beautiful spot. >> yeah, virtual tourists have a million members around the world and tell us suggestions for places to travel. they came up with san diego. i thought it was great, because the weather is fantastic and the holidays is different. some of the things you can do, the hotel coronado. >> love that hotel. famous old hotel. >> they do skating by the sea. they put up an ice rink, palm trees, ice, pacific ocean. just a really, really glorious thing.
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and then the harbor, in the harbor, all the boats get decorated and they have this kind of parade of harbor lights and the people check out from the ocean. i think that's the hotel del cor you're looking at. over there. so the boats, it's a great thing for the whole family. >> looks like the grand floridian. which was based on that hotel in disney world. >> take us to colorado, would you? >> for skiing, you may be traipsing around aspen in fur coats, but steamboat springs is a really great cowboy ski town. >> it's a fun town. >> real historical. they are great, because they have this thing if you buy tickets for five days and rent your skis, it's free for the kids and they have daycare and ski schools and all that kind of stuff. that's really great. they are doing a new thing this year where they'll come on a horse-drawn sleigh and take you to a dinner in a snowy woods in
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a heated tee pea -- tepee. >> this city is one of your spots, too, new york city. >> i love new york, it's my favorite time to be here during the holidays. we were walking around last night because of the lights. i, myself, am not a shopper, but i love to look at all the windows and stuff. within 30, 40 minutes you can see some of the best highlights of window shopping. that's great. awesome skating just back here, which we checked out. >> it will be lit tomorrow night. >> we checked out the skating, i can confirm you do not need to be an expert. there was some alternate skating out there, let's just say that. of course, f.a.o. schwartz with the kids for the holidays, 150th anniversary. so they are putting on a shindig with tours, toy soldiers, all that. >> i took the kids to central park and they ran wild. it's a perfect spot for kids, winter or whenever.
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>> don't forget broadway, lots of great shows. broadway when you come, definitely. >> "scandalous." >> savannah, georgia. >> savannah was another great recommendation of the virtual tourists. it's off the beaten path, one of the first cities in america, it's really historical. it's beautiful. a lot of the scenes from ""forrest gump"" were shot there. this whole historical district there with federalist homes and they get decorated and have this thing called the holly jolly trolly that goes around with elves and caroling. it's beautiful there, it's great. >> if you're more adventurous, london is another one. >> so much of our imagery is london, christmas carol, charles dickens. they put on a whole thing, winter wonderland, there are rides, ice castles, skating, stalls. >> london is an expensive town. you have to be surprised about the prices in london. >> it is expensive. some of the hotel picks has kitchenettes. . with a family that just makes
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sense. >> you can do all these trips affordably if you plan right. >> yes, you can. and if you check out some of the tips we've given on virtual tourist, you can do it on a budget. >> thank you, gee. >> happy holidays to you. how sweet it is. >> a roundup of confections from chicago's fine chocolate show after this. >> sissy biggers in the house. you know that's trouble. questions? anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day
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calling all chock-a-holics. >> lifestyle expert sissy biggers is back from the first-ever fine chocolate show in chicago with a roundup of all things chocolate. how are you, sissy? >> i'm great. it was amazing. it's the first time they did it in chicago, it is the first city for chocolate. they manufacture so much there. >> i didn't realize that. >> i'm going to show you some of that. >> first, when i got back, i had
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a craving for chocolate jewelry. i went to wendy mar in miami, your biggest fan in miami. she set up lovely rings for you girls. >> is this real chocolate? >> real chocolate. when you eat it, you can return it to wendy and she'll rechocolate or make it with real jewels for you. >> for the women who have everything, this is perfect. >> here's a history of chicago and chocolate. since 139, ever walking on the north side of chicago and you think you smell chocolate, you do. they manufacture and process most of the cocoa in the united states. of course, this is the fannie mae brand. they are leaders now in artismal chocolate. hand crafted. >> they look plastic. >> they are flavor profiles is what they are advancing now, they have lemonade, candy apple, in addition to espressos. fanniemay.com, which is now owned by 1-800-flowers. is available to everybody all
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over the country. not just chicago. >> these are cookies? >> chocolate-covered marshmallows. this is a new group in chicago, these are called puffs of doom. you are doomed to eat them over and over again. husband and wife couple were showing at the show, all-natural ingredients. sourced from nearby. this is sort of a couple of generations of chocolate. >> are these filled with something? >> filled with chocolate, drizzled with chocolate. just wonderful con con confections. first chocolate was a drinking chocolate back in the stone age. >> frank and i were born. >> not called hot chocolate anymore, it's drinking chocolate. it's an entire category. >> you are kidding me. >> french press. i saw them serving the chocolate this way, this is an organic, fair trade delicious hot chocolate. i thought what a cute pairing for a gift. >> great idea. >> this is a chocolate wine shop. >> i can smell it. >> oh, my gosh. >> isn't that incredible? it's chocolate red wine. a great gift for anybody who
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loves wine. pairs beautifully with cheese. >> wow. >> this is a sparkling. >> why not? >> i hope you're up for a drink. i got a better one than that. chocolateloveshop.com. what do you think, hoda? >> i think it's interesting. >> i'm going to finish strong on the drinking category. this is the 360 double chocolate vodka. >> come on. >> we can't. >> we have lunch with our new boss today too. >> what do you think? >> go ahead, hoda, throw it back, baby. >> 60 proof vodka and 100% chocolate. >> that is kind of good. >> that's actually good. >> looking for a product i've never seen before, go ahead, will you please try a chocolate covered banana? it's a chi key chiquita banana paste. it's a huge hit in eastern europe. i've never seen it here. >> that is delicious.
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>> they were at the show looking for a distributor. aren't those fun? >> delicious, delicious. >> by the way, we have about ten cases in props. banana for everybody. this is another trend, this is the art of chocolate. this woman is out of california, she used to be an artist, then self-taught chocolateir. she now does times. don't put a hot drink on the chocolate tile. each one is a work of art. >> wow! >> hand crafted. flying noir.com. look for her, great gifts. now we've got chocolate in bars, painted. a great example for another gift is this bricks. it's a wine, instead of cheese. move over, cheese, it's chocolate served like cheese, served with wine. >> amazing, okay. >> finally from our friend daniel in napa valley, the 12 days in christmas in truffles. >> how adorable. >> you are kidding. you can even get a box for every day, 178 truffles delivered. >> thank you, sissy. who's better than sissy? nobody! >> congrats to your daughter. >> thank you.
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>> stay tuned for another treat, everybody. >> "american idol" winner philip phillips is going to sing a brand-new song called "gone gone gone" right after this. will. od morning. i'm meteorologist kim ingham. this is your weather channel forecast for the next seven days. starting out with today's forecast. very quiet for the most part. we have some snow around the lakes, drying out for the mid-atlantic states. a little chilly. we'll see a big change for the central u.s. with warm temperatures coming our way. and for the west coast, the beginning of a very rainy week and weekend coming your way. plus wind is going to be a huge issue, too, along the west coast. so temperatures today in the 40s. any snow that we did get in the northeast the mid-atlantic should be melting with temperatures above freezing. 35 in minneapolis, that will be our cool day this week. then we'll start to see temperatures warming up as the ridge begins to build across the region.
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and we'll see warmer temperatures. thursday's forecast quiet for the most part again good travel day. west coast not so good. another storm system lurking offshore. we'll see several of these coming through towards the weekend. 50 degrees in seattle. we'll see 58 in kansas city. 70 in dallas. we'll be much warmer the next couple of days, too. so there's the boundary between the cooler air and the warmer air. 56 in kansas city, 72 in dallas. then it starts to lift northward on saturday. what a beautiful weekend for the south. tennis, golf. you'll be out there putting up holiday decorations. beautiful forecast here as that ridge takes over and keeps us nice and dry. but approaching the east it will be a little bit of rain but rain not snowfall. begins to move through boston it looks like by monday. the pacific northwest will see temperatures in the 40s in seattle. phoenix about 78 degrees. a warmup for the plains, keeping it wet along the west coast. and a reminder, monday through
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>> "american idol" winner philip phillips broke records when his song "home "became the most successful single in idol history. >> we've been waiting for this "the world from the side of the moon" his new album. >> we're so happy for you. you cowrote half the songs and wrote the other half, right? >> basically what happened. i'm proud of it. not many people from idol get to do that. >> a great thrill, i'm sure. >> has it all sunk in? everything that's happened to
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you? >> no. everything's been going so fast i haven't had time to let it sink in too much. i think that's a good thing. >> enjoy it while the fire's burning hot. go for it. >> i've been enjoying it all. >> we're very excited about this new song. it hasn't been called before. it's called "gone gone gone"? >> yes, "gone gone gone." >> philip phillips and "gone gone gone." take it away, hon. ♪ when life leaves you high and dry ♪ ♪ i'll be at your door tonight if you need help ♪ ♪ if you need help ♪ i'll shut down the city lights ♪ ♪ i'll lie cheat i'll beg and bribe to make you well ♪ ♪ to make you well ♪ when enemies are at your door i'll carry you away from war if you need help if you need help ♪ ♪ your hope dangling by a string i'll share in your suffering to
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make you well to make you well ♪ ♪ ♪ give me reasons to believe that you would do the same for me ♪ ♪ and i would do it for you ♪ for you ♪ baby i'm not moving on ♪ i love you long after you're gone ♪ ♪ for you for you ♪ you would never sleep alone i'll love you long after you're gone ♪ and long after you're gone gone gone ♪ ♪ when you fall like a statue i'm going to be there to catch you ♪ ♪ put you on your feet ♪ you on your feet ♪ and if your world is empty not a thing will prevent me tell me what you need what do you need sunset
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♪ i surrender honestly ♪ you've always done the same for me ♪ ♪ and i would do it for you ♪ baby i'm not moving on ♪ i'll love you long after you're gone ♪ ♪ for you for you ♪ you will never sleep alone i love you long after you're gone ♪ ♪ long after you're gone gone gone ♪ ♪ you're my back bone you're my cornerstone ♪ ♪ you're my crutch when my legs stop moving ♪ ♪ you're my head start you're my rugged heart ♪ ♪ you're the pokes that i've always needed ♪ ♪ like a drum baby don't stop beating ♪ ♪ like a drum baby don't stop beating ♪ ♪ like a drum baby don't stop beating ♪ ♪ like a drum my heart never stops beating for you ♪
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♪ for you baby i'm not moving on i love you long after you're gone ♪ ♪ for you for you ♪ you would never sleep alone i love you long after you're gone ♪ ♪ for you for you ♪ baby i'm not moving on i love you long after you're gone ♪ ♪ for you for you ♪ ♪ you would never sleep alone ♪ i love you long long after you're gone ♪ ♪ like a drum baby don't stop beating ♪ ♪ like a drum baby don't stop beating ♪ ♪ like a drum baby don't stop beating ♪ ♪ like a drum my heart never stops beating for you ♪ ♪ long after you're gone gone gone ♪ ♪ i love you long after you're gone gone gone ♪
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our 19th annual holiday gift drive is off to a terrific start with so many donations for the millions of needy kids on our list. >> karen davis, vice president of community relations for hasbro. and nicholas lowanger a member of generation on. we're so glad you're here. this is not your first time. >> it's not. we've been helping since the beginning. we've given $1.8 million in toys so far. >> that's awesome. >> you have a furby on your lap. we know those are very popular. >> i was able to grab some to give for the "today" show toy drive. >> thank you. >> this year we're doing something a little different, we're trying to encourage kids to be joymakers. we have started an organization called generation on. it's the youth division to points of light. we're asking kids to bring
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holiday joy to their community and make a pledge of service. for every pledge, we'll give a toy to the "today" show toy drive. >> that's so great. to get kids started in that process. >> nicolas, you've been doing this for a few years, huh? >> yeah, i have. when i was 11 years old, i started got to have sole to give new shoes to kids in homeless shelters throughout the u.s. in the past three years i've donated new shoes to over 3,600 children. >> you're a rock star, honey. congratulations. >> thank you, karen. >> thank you for all you do. tomorrow, a performance by singer/song writer chris mann. >> we'll test your knowledge of show jingles. jeff: building the green life. he is a good looking guy. and his movie star wife amy smart. plus our how-to showdown.